The best site for up-to-date comet viewing information is Dominic Ford’s comet site Any pictures/links from are used with permission.

Comets above magnitude 11 or so (to keep them within binocular range) are shown in the chart below taken from the comets page of

Only very faint comets are in the sky right now and most are close to or beyond the limit of the visibility of binoculars; medium sized telescopes and dark skies are required. The brightest comet in the sky currently is 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, around magnitude 9, and it will continue to brighten into November, peaking at magnitude 8 or so around November 8. Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko is rising by midnight now and stays in Gemini until the end of November. The following finder chart is taken from

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